Thursday, April 24, 2014

Writing a Poem

You can order a poster of this comic (and all the other comics for National Poetry Month) by following the instructions at my shop.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Finding Purpose

Illustration for the 4/20 NY Times Sunday Review, for an op-ed about finding meaning at work rather than through volunteering. Thanks to AD Aviva Michaelov!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Unexpected Rain Song

National Poetry Month on Incidental Comics continues with this reimagining of the classic Langston Hughes poem "April Rain Song." I first read this poem in the children's poetry anthology "Sing a Song of Popcorn," which remains one of the most-read books on my bookshelf.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Understanding Poetry

Happy National Poetry Month! This comic was inspired by one of my favorite poems, "The New Poetry Handbook" by Mark Strand. This month on Incidental Comics, I'll be exploring the world of poetry. A place, as Marianne Moore famously said, of  "imaginary gardens with real toads in them."